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in mourning as the u.s. diplomatic corps and, indeed, entire nation reels from an attack on the united states consulate in libya with four americans killed, including ambassador christopher stevens. the president visited the state department earlier today signing a book of condolence in honor of ambassador stevens. flags have been ordered at half-staff at white house and all public buildings for five days to honor the deceased. with 55 days until election, violence in libya and cairo has also become a flash point in the presidential campaign. providing a perfect case study in how these candidates respond to crisis. the president spoke in the rose garden this morning, alongside secretary of state hillary clinton. >> as americans, let us never, ever forget that our freedom is only sustained because our people who are willing to fight for it, to stand up for it, and in some cases lay down their lives for it. today we mourn for more americans who represent the very best of the yat of america. we will not waiver in our commitment to see justice is done for this terrible act. make no mistake, justi
essentially saying you don't care about the u.s. military because you didn't mention u.s. troops and the war in afghanistan in your nomination acceptance speech. >> i find it interesting that people are curious about mentioning words. >> and the evidence shows that that struggle to explain the most basic campaign decision may be reflected in voters' reluctance to trust mr. romney with regard to national security. a new cnn poll showing president obama with a 14-point advantage on being a strong and decisive leader. a 13-point lead on the man voters trust to handle foreign policy. and the man who has earned that trust advantage, the president, has just wrapped up a visit to walter reed military hospital spending time with injured troops there. at around the same time, paul ryan was out visiting first responders in wisconsin. sharing some lasagna, i'm sure making no mention of the fact that he voted against the 9/11 first responders health bill multiple times. indeed, the man who would be veep faces scrutiny on his record as he continues to claim that he has more foreign policy experience than
the u.n.'s operating budget. the next closest, japan, pays 12%. mo nations pay 0.01%. neat are we getng t no, really? what are we getting? but back to me, of course. traffic was a bear this morning. so i think the u.n. would be better served somewhere else. i'm sure another struggling nation would love to make some money off the well-heeled diplomats who inhabit the builng and tbut like high maintenance wife who is all take and no give, i think it's clear thas you know more trouble than it's worth. that does it for "the cycl" it's all yours. >> sarah elizabeth, you might have considere walking if u were stuck in a cab for an hour. ituy, smb 2th,e and it's presidents and prime ministers at the crossroads of the world. >>> serious issues demand serious leadership. >> let me be clear,merica rodiacnd resolve this issue believe that there is still time and space to do so. that time is not unlimited. >> leaders who will stand up against tyranny. >> the iranian government continues to prop up a dictator in damascus and supports rrorisgrps abroad. >> not bluster in public. eom feel we're
to the audience for staying with us. d s wrdr mitt, mitt er 27 or willard? it's all very confusing. >> we're in toledo, right? so it's oh? okay that's where we e. sta insured.on >> he's the worst republican in the country to put up against barack obama. >> i don't think there's anything that shows more empathy and care about the people of this country than that kind of rhetoric. >> i will repeal obama care and replace it with real health ca rm 10f ki in our state have health insurance. my state was a leading indicator of what liberals have been trying to do across t country. >> 100% of the kids in our state have health insurance. i was a severely conservative republican governor. i don't thk there's ything that shows morempnd c abtheof this country. i'm not familiar with precisely with what exactly i said but i stand by what i said whatever it was. ♪ >>> and it is on. yes, in person voting is under way in the first battleground state of iowa where lines were snaking out the door in many polling places today with voters eager to make their choice shcc t w house for the next four years. i
navy s.e.a.l. we didn't learn of his the -- declaring that the president of the united states was somehow in sympathy with mr. daugherty's murderers. today we set the record straight, there was no apology. there was no sympathy for the enemy. there was nothing of the kind. and saying it again, mr. ryan, doesn't make it so. >> i disagree with the original statements that the embassy put out that the administration put out in cairo, sympathizing with the people who were storming the embassy. >> these falsehoods are being pedalled by desperate men and women who seem prepared to say anything in the name of their resolution. >> the l.a. riots are not going to lead to anything good. >> and they knowingly undermine the president of the united states even as he works to protect american lives major seas. >> i think this president is a wimp. i think this president doesn't have the courage to stand up to his terrorists. >> well this afternoon in virginia, mr. romney may finally have regained his faculty. he didn't mention the word sympathy or apology. joining us now is richard wolfe. mi
. in jerusalem, a crowd of 400 tried to march on the u.s. consulate but was stopped when police fired stun grenades at the stone throwing mob. not even the pope can escape the wave of unrest. he arrived on a mission of peace in lebanon just as angry crowds vented their anger on the streets. 25 people were wounded, one person reported dead. and what has provoked this violence? an internet video described by the secretary of state as disgusting and reprehensible, but surely designed to provoke the trouble that's now erupted across the middle east. joining us in washington, representative chris van who will and, democrat from maryland. good afternoon. >> good afternoon. >> i imagine the return of ambassador stevens' body was particularly poignant for you, not just because like you he had been a public servant for a long time, but also you come from a family of diplomats, you're the son of an ambassador. >> yes, martin, it was a very moving ceremony as we welcome home our heroes lost in benghazi. my father was a career foreign service officer like ambassador christopher stevens was. and i know
it. and, again, his comments that somehow say that the right thing for the u.s. to have done was to stand with mubarak is just breathtaking and against the voices of democracy, quote, unquote, which he satisfied in that telemundo interview. the right thing for this country was so, again, as it did with fascism, communism, you know, even in afghanistan where we liberated women to be able to participate in public life and go to school, we always are on the right side when we side with democracy, and the president had a very tricky tightrope to walk during the riots and the uprising in tahrir square, but at the end of the day standing with hosni mubarak, an 80-year-old corrupt dictator who enriched himself while, you know, and just exposed all his people to pure misery was not the right way for this country to go in terms of positioning itself for the 21st century, and this guy -- i mean, his views which are sort of fun to pick apart, sort of debating points, the fact is they're very dangerous in terms of where it positions the u.s. in a fast-changing world. >> he does seem to t
's with the republican leadership. >> speaker boehner is really quite the record breaker. he's helped us downgrade the u.s. economy and now he's done what he's done in failing to vote the farm bill. >> well, that's right. the do-nothing congress that truman ran against they passed close to 800 bills. the do-nothing congress that boehner has presided over, it's like 150, 160 bills and a lot of those are very important post office namings. >> congressman peter welch from vermont, thank you, sir. stay with us, pewe'll have much more ahead. announcer ] want to spend less and retire with more? then don't get nickle and dimed by high cost investments and annoying account fees. at e-trade, our free easy-to-use online tools and experienced retirement specialists can help you build a personalized plan. and with our no annual fee iras and a wide range of low cost investments, you can execute the plan you want at a low cost. so meet with us, or go to for a great retirement plan with low cost investments. ♪ for a gre♪t retirement plan with low cost investments. ♪ ♪ ♪ there's another way to help e
and does have bold ideas. it might not be the right ones tooi s, he has but aeast in them, that can be debated. he's young enough if the romney/ryan ticket loses in november, he still gets t return to washington, assuming he wins re-election to his seat, which most lely wi happe buhes t g b t wagton as a leader in his party, who can still take up the fight. >> ken, when people say, as jonathan jusdid, that paul ryan should be unleashed, he was unleashed before the aarp conferce where he took his 78ear-d moer hs we s w believes about medicare and they booed and abused him throughout his spee. i mean, he's off the leash there. what's wrong with that? >> well, i mean, that would be some conservatives who are arguing for more of a -- a poa romneyizing of paul as ryan. those bolder ideas, popular for some on the conservative base, definitely bold, are nonetheless going to attract some criticism, as they did in this situation. and they would, i think, probably his srtwo saat tth bad with the good. nonetheless, we're seeing very little of really a chance for him to even get to that point
covered. >> black people. asians. sikhs. jews. muslims. hippies. veterans. babies. 1940s boxing reporter. >> newman. >> joe biden says it will be a big you know what deal. >> hillary rodham clinton in 2016. >> we're not kids anymore. >> though i often disagree with republicans, i actually never learned to hate them the way the far right seems to hate our president. >> no one's ever asked to see my birth certificate. >> i have to be grateful, and you should be too. >> i'm interested in politics, a support of mitt romney. >> heck, he even appointed hillary. >> as prepared version which i'm anxious to compare with the as delivered version. >> democracy does not have to be a blood sport. >> bipartisanship ought to consist of democrats coming to the republican point of view. >> and he also tried to work with congressional republicans. that doesn't work out so well. the senate republican leader said -- >> our top political priority over the next two years should be to deny president obama a second term. >> a remarkable moment of candor. >> the fact that the president took $716 billion out of m
do you respond to that? that 47% figure s it too high? what's an acceptable level. governor mitt romney, thank you very much. >> thanks. >> julien, how do you bounce back from a journalistic thrilling grilling like that? >> well, let's see, if you were an investor at bain capital, this is probably a venture that you would not get behind. you just look at the metrics of this campaign. it's not just the misstatements on the 47% where he insulted half the electorate, it's not just ryan didn't get a bounce from that, a bad convention, the misstatements on libya. it's the fact that for the last 12 weeks he has not had one single good week yet. if you begin to look at the electoral map, to go to your question, martin, it becomes a very, very daunting map for romney. if he doesn't win ohio and he doesn't win florida. winning both of those are increasingly unlikely, then it's very hard for him to win the presidency. he would have to run the tables on all the other races. the question about where rove puts his money? you're starting to see reverse coattail effect. if you look at senate ra
at an even deeper electoral deficit. the new polls taken after romney's blundered response to u.s. attacks in north africa and during the release of that 47% video showed the toll the last week has taken on his candidacy. and if he was hoping for a little consolation from some conservative friends, well, i hope he didn't read peggy noonan today. quote, the romney campaign has to get turned around. this week i called it incompetent, but only because i was being polite. i really meant rolling calamity. >> stop it. >> i'm sorry. >> this is hard. you want to try it. >> i'm hearing that ann romney has something to say. mrs. romney, what was that? >> stop it. this is hard. you want to try it? get in the ring. this is hard, and, you know, it's an important thing that we're doing right now, and it's around important election, and it is time for all americans to realize how significant this election is and how lucky we are to have someone with mitt's qualifications and experience and know-how. >> with all due respect, mrs. romney, i'm afraid lucky is not a word anyone has used to describe your husb
at the white house again on friday, martin. he's going to be hosting olympians, the u.s. olympic team on friday. >> sooim sure that's going to be a special occasion. krist kristen, thank you for following the president. >> thank you. >> and we'll be right back. [ kimi ] atti and i had always called oregon home. until i got a job in the big apple. becoming a fulltime indoor cat wasn't easy for atti. but he had purina cat chow indoor. he absolutely loved it. and i knew he was getting everything he needed to stay healthy indoors. and after a couple of weeks, i knew we were finally home! [ female announcer ] purina cat chow indoor. and for a delicious way to help maintain a healthy weight, try new purina cat chow healthy weight. [ male announcer ] it started long ago. the joy of giving something everything you've got. it takes passion. and it's not letting up anytime soon. at unitedhealthcare insurance company, we understand that commitment. and always have. so does aarp, an organization serving the needs of americans 50 and over for generations. so it's no surprise millions have chosen an aarp med
would actually encourage outsourcing by eliminating all taxes on the foreign profits of u.s. companies. congresswoman terry saul is a democrat from alabama who happened to attend law school with the president and undergraduate -- and was an undergraduate with the first lady, and the first lady will be speaking tonight. good afternoon, ma'am. >> good afternoon, martin. >> as a friend of the president's, can we assume, unlike mitt romney, he actually agrees with his party's platform, especially on this issue of outsourcing american jobs? >> absolutely. i think we can find bipartisan support on the democratic platform on insourcing, finding tax incentives to make sure companies stay here an recruiting companies that come back to america. >> okay. i want to read part of the republican platsz form -- platform regarding voter i.d. i'm going to quote, we support state laws that require proof of citizenship at the time of voter registration to protect our electoral system against a significant and growing form of voter fraud. how strongly will democrats address this issue in charlotte and you
. leaning together, head piece filled with straw. these are lines from t.s. elliott's poe yem "the hollow men men" and were written after he discovered his wife was cheating on him with a nobel laureate. they seem to describe mr. romney and mr. ryan whose relationship also appears to be on the rocks. how could something which seemed to right goes so terribly wrong? when we first got a look at this couple, they seemed to good together. two conservative scare crows, both equally full of substance, both heartless and with hearts that beat as one. they beat on the poor, they beat on the weak they beat on the immigrant, they beat on the foreign. but now they're beating on each other. look at this latest bombshell from poe from politico. mr. ryan has been marching around his campaign bus saying if stench calls, take a message. tell stench i'm having finger sandwiches with peggy noonan and we'll text later. that was satire from politico. can anyone save this marriage? well in a desperate attempt to do so the campaign has assigned neocon dan sr. to keep an eye on mr. ryan. but mr. r
the white house. mike, mr. netanyahu today said he's in ongoing discussion with the u.s. over exactly when and where to draw this so-called red line. mike, has anyone at the white house confirmed or denied that to you? >> reporter: no, the last we heard is no deadlines, no red lines. this has been an ongoing controversy. it bubbled up again a couple weeks ago and prime minister netanyahu once again called for a red line. as u.n. speeches go, there's nikita chew she have, yasser arafat, wile a lot of people have been deriding this prop that prime minister netanyahu is using today as sort of a cartoon initial roadrunner and coyote sort of cartoonish bomb he used as a prop, it's a deadly serious issue. there are some things the united states and prime minister netanyahu agree on, and this is iran is enriching uranium. they both agree that iran cannot be allowed to develop a nuclear bomb. what they disagree on is when and where that red line should be brawdrawn, the threshold givo iran saying you cannot cross this line. even prime minister netanyahu says it won't be until next summer conceivab
robinson, jonathan alter, thank you both. next, the real case of voter fraud in the u.s. guess whose hands have been caught in the cookie car? you won't believe it. stay with us. >> once you isolate voters who are extremely interested in the election, the race is much closer. >> yes. much closer among the extremely interested. and romney's tied when you focus on the inexpressiblely intrigued, and he's up by two points when you count only voters who are psych psychotically engaged. otically engaged. are you ready ? share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. i'm bara ck o bama and i approve romney: "it's time to stand up to the cheaters" vo: tough on china? not mitt romney. when a flood of chinese tires threatened a thousand american jobs... it was president obama who stood up to china and protected american workers. mitt romney attacked obama's decision... said standing up to china was "bad for the nation and our workers." how can mitt romney take on the cheaters...
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